Rochester Fringe Festival events sponsored by RIT

RIT events at Rochester Fringe Festival

Rochester Institute of Technology is proud once again to be a sponsor of the Rochester Fringe Festival. The 2022 festival will be held from Sept. 13 to Sept. 24.

RIT is renowned for intertwining the arts with technology and innovation. More than 2,100 graduate and undergraduate students study the arts at RIT, taught by 135 faculty members. And the campus is home to three world-class galleries.

RIT arts come to life at the Fringe. Last year, RIT students, faculty and staff participated in 24 performances and exhibits. The Rochester Fringe Festival is a spectacular celebration of the performing and visual arts. To learn more, go to the Rochester Fringe Festival main site.

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Event Schedule

Ongoing Events
September 16-18, 23, 24

  • A 3D character dancing on a virtual stage.
    Been Set Free: A Virtual Theatre Dance Performance 
    City Art Space
  • Side-by-side artwork by Taylor Kennedy and Annalisa Barron.
    Sp(arrows): Annalisa Barron & Taylor Kennedy 
    City Art Space
  • Sketch of what appears to be a seal.
    Amplifying Feedback Loop - Vanessa Sweet 
    City Art Space

Friday, September 16

  • A white, A-like symbol on a textured gray background.
    Arkhé  
    05:30 pm – 10:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1 - Lobby
  • A man walks down a street with the text Brick by Brick overlayed on top of the photo.
    Brick by Brick Community Building Experience  Icon indicating captioned event. 
    05:30 pm – 06:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • A 2-by-2 grid of members in the band.
    The Mid-Century Modern Jazz Quartet 
    07:00 pm – 07:45 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • A cropped section of a Moko Jumbie poster.
    MOKO JUMBIE  Icon indicating captioned event. 
    08:30 pm – 10:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1

Saturday, September 17

  • A white, A-like symbol on a textured gray background.
    Arkhé 
    10:00 am – 10:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1 - Lobby
  • A rainbow-colored circle appears above a rainbow-colored background.
    Out of Sync: Permutations 
    10:00 am – 10:30 am
    Little Theatre 1
  • White text on orange background stating Decide Our Fate, Decide Your Fate.
    Decide Our Fate, Decide Your Fate 
    11:00 am – 11:30 am
      CANCELED
    Little Theatre 1
  • A group photo of members of the Latin Rhythm Dance Club all wearing red, black, and white.
    Latin Rhythm Dance Club: A Latin Dance Showcase 
    12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • A watercolor painting of two ukeleles.
    Deuce of Ukes 
    12:30 pm – 01:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Stacked logos for RIT Surround Sound and Kaminari.
    A Cappella Hour with RIT Surround Sound and Kaminari 
    01:30 pm – 02:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • The members of Mysterium sing in a concert hall.
    Mysterium - A Cappella Works Around Pacific Rim 
    03:00 pm – 03:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Photo of four people in mid-air after jumping.
    Sunshine 2.0: 1001 Black Inventions  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    04:00 pm – 04:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • A green duck icon is overlayed on a night sky.
    RIT Improv  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    05:00 pm – 05:30 pm
      CANCELED
    Little Theatre 1
  • White text on orange background stating RIT Performing Arts Showcase at Fringe.
    RIT Performing Arts Showcase at Fringe 
    07:00 pm – 07:45 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • White text on orange background stating Performing Arts Cabaret.
    Performing Arts Cabaret 
    08:30 pm – 09:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • The Fowl Play comedy troupe logo.
    Chickens Are Still Loose in the Little Theatre  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    09:45 pm – 10:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1

Sunday, September 18

  • A white, A-like symbol on a textured gray background.
    Arkhé 
    12:00 pm – 05:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1 - Lobby
  • A photo of the performer.
    The Art of Storytelling through Sand Animation 
    12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Members of the RIT Philharmonic Orchestra perform.
    RIT Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Showcase 
    01:00 pm – 01:40 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Portrait of Thomas Warfield.
    Thomas Warfield - A 60th Birthday Celebration with Music and Movement and the Metaverse  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    02:30 pm – 04:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Bill Dresnack playing guitar outdoors.
    Bill Dresnack: Greatest Original Hits, 2024-2039 
    04:45 pm – 05:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1

Tuesday, September 20

  • A 3D rendering of a character crouching on a street at night.
    RIT School of Film and Animation Honors Show 
    06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1

Friday, September 23

  • A white, A-like symbol on a textured gray background.
    Arkhé 
    06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1 - Lobby
  • Members of Dangerous Signs performing on a stage.
    Dangerous Signs: Here and Now  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    06:00 pm – 06:50 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Black and white logos for Eight Beat Measure and RIT's Encore.
    A Cappella Hour with Eight Beat Measure and RIT's Encore 
    07:15 pm – 08:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • White text on orange background stating Fortune/Storytelling: Poetry and Self Reflection in Tarot.
    Fortune/Storytelling: Poetry and Self Reflection in Tarot  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    08:30 pm – 09:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • White text on black background reading Documentary Short Films.
    RIT Photojournalism: Documentary Shorts  Icon indicating captioned event. 
    09:30 pm – 10:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1

Saturday, September 24

  • A white, A-like symbol on a textured gray background.
    Arkhé 
    10:00 am – 09:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1 - Lobby
  • A woman dances in front of a red curtain.
    'Basuri' - The musical love of two divine souls 
    10:00 am – 10:15 am
    Little Theatre 1
  • Group shot of members of the RIT Dancesport Team.
    RIT Dancesport Team Showcase 
    10:45 am – 11:05 am
    Little Theatre 1
  • Group shot of members of the RIT Steel Band Ensemble.
    RIT Steel Band Ensemble 
    11:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Members of Brick City Boppers perform on stage.
    Brick City Boppers 
    12:30 pm – 12:55 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Circular, white, and orange graphic with the word WADAIKO in the center.
    WADAIKO - Traditional Japanese Drumming Performance 
    01:30 pm – 01:45 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Group shot of members of RIT Velocity.
    RIT Velocity Performance 
    02:00 pm – 02:15 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Logos for Proof of Purchase, Brick City Singers, and Vocal Accent.
    A Cappella Hour with The Brick City Singers, Vocal Accent, and RIT's Proof of Purchase 
    03:00 pm – 04:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Group shot of members of Desert Rhythms.
    Desert Rhythms Belly Dance Troupe 
    04:15 pm – 05:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Logo for RIT Players.
    RIT Players: "Check Please"  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    05:30 pm – 06:05 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Man holding two string instruments.
    Howling with Howie's Hound Dawgs + Kazoo Forum 
    07:15 pm – 08:00 pm
    Little Theatre 1
  • Black and white photo of a crown with the words RIT Drag Club above it.
    RIT Drag Club: HOE-DOWN  Icon indicating interpreted event. 
    08:45 pm – 09:30 pm
    Little Theatre 1

Icon indicating interpreted event. = Interpreted Performance    
Icon indicating captioned event. = Closed Captioned

For more information, contact Lynn Rowoth, Associate Vice President, Community Relations, 585‑475‑7408; lynn.rowoth@rit.edu.